The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Linux Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 739 818 815
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 126 151 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 115 145 156
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £31,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -13.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

Linux Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the UK.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 within the UK.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 115 £45,000 +28.57% 6
South East +66 41 £53,750 +123.95%
London +45 37 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Berkshire +47 22 £57,500 +150.00%
Reading +32 17 £57,500 +150.00%
Yorkshire +18 10 £35,000 +7.69%
Manchester -11 10 £40,000 +29.03% 3
North West -14 10 £40,000 +29.03% 3
East of England +17 9 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Rochdale - 9 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire +27 8 £35,000 -
Leeds +26 8 £35,000 -
Brighton +30 7 £46,250 +101.08%
East Sussex +27 7 £46,250 +101.08%
South West +14 5 £30,000 +11.11%
Cambridge +10 5 £45,000 -9.09% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 5 £45,000 -9.09% 1
Hampshire +3 5 £37,500 +11.94%
Surrey +13 4 £41,250 -17.50%
Cardiff +13 4 £42,500 +54.54%
Hertfordshire +10 4 - -
Wales 0 4 £42,500 +54.54%
South Wales -1 4 £42,500 +54.54%
Watford -3 4 - -
Maidenhead - 4 £55,000 -
Bristol - 4 £33,750 -
West Midlands -20 3 £23,500 -39.35%
Warwickshire - 3 £23,500 -
Farnborough - 3 £37,500 -
Warwick - 3 £23,500 -

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Linux Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

1 313 (100.00%) Linux
2 193 (61.66%) Windows
3 137 (43.77%) Red Hat
4 124 (39.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 115 (36.74%) Oracle
5 115 (36.74%) SQL Server
6 114 (36.42%) MySQL
7 104 (33.23%) Firewall
8 100 (31.95%) Unix
9 98 (31.31%) SQL
10 94 (30.03%) Perl
11 88 (28.12%) Tomcat
12 86 (27.48%) Apache
13 85 (27.16%) TCP/IP
14 82 (26.20%) Python
15 79 (25.24%) Puppet
16 76 (24.28%) Amazon AWS
16 76 (24.28%) VMware
17 75 (23.96%) JBoss
18 72 (23.00%) WebSphere
19 69 (22.04%) Active Directory
20 64 (20.45%) Middleware
20 64 (20.45%) Bash Shell
21 63 (20.13%) WebLogic
22 62 (19.81%) HTTP
23 60 (19.17%) ITIL
24 59 (18.85%) PowerShell
25 58 (18.53%) SaaS
26 56 (17.89%) Oracle RAC
26 56 (17.89%) Oracle HTTP Server

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 88 (28.12%) Tomcat
2 86 (27.48%) Apache
3 75 (23.96%) JBoss
4 72 (23.00%) WebSphere
5 63 (20.13%) WebLogic
6 56 (17.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 36 (11.50%) BizTalk Server
8 31 (9.90%) IIS
9 16 (5.11%) MS Exchange
10 11 (3.51%) Skype for Business
11 8 (2.56%) nginx
12 7 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (1.92%) Alfresco
14 4 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
15 3 (0.96%) CMS
15 3 (0.96%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.96%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.64%) Confluence
16 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 29 (9.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 76 (24.28%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (18.53%) SaaS
3 32 (10.22%) PaaS
4 31 (9.90%) Office 365
5 9 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.88%) Amazon S3
5 9 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.64%) AWS OpsWorks
6 2 (0.64%) G Suite
6 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.32%) GitHub
7 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 104 (33.23%) Firewall
2 85 (27.16%) TCP/IP
3 62 (19.81%) HTTP
4 51 (16.29%) SAN
5 49 (15.65%) LDAP
6 46 (14.70%) NAS
7 31 (9.90%) WAN
8 30 (9.58%) VPN
9 28 (8.95%) DNS
10 25 (7.99%) LAN
11 20 (6.39%) VoIP
12 18 (5.75%) Internet
12 18 (5.75%) VLAN
13 15 (4.79%) DHCP
13 15 (4.79%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (4.15%) MPLS
14 13 (4.15%) PBX
15 12 (3.83%) ISDN
16 11 (3.51%) Network Security
17 9 (2.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (36.74%) SQL Server
2 114 (36.42%) MySQL
3 44 (14.06%) Relational Database
4 37 (11.82%) RDBMS
5 23 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (7.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (6.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (6.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.56%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.28%) DB2
9 4 (1.28%) InfluxDB
9 4 (1.28%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.64%) Redis
11 1 (0.32%) Big Data
11 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.32%) UniData
Development Applications
1 17 (5.43%) JMeter
2 14 (4.47%) JIRA
3 12 (3.83%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.51%) Git (software)
General
1 50 (15.97%) Finance
2 28 (8.95%) Banking
3 27 (8.63%) Financial Institution
3 27 (8.63%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.79%) Retail
5 8 (2.56%) Games
6 7 (2.24%) Electronics
6 7 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.92%) Marketing
8 4 (1.28%) French Language
8 4 (1.28%) Publishing
9 3 (0.96%) Back Office
9 3 (0.96%) German Language
10 2 (0.64%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (20.45%) Middleware
2 53 (16.93%) Web Services
3 47 (15.02%) LAMP
4 12 (3.83%) HTML
5 8 (2.56%) Regular Expression
6 7 (2.24%) LAPP Stack
7 6 (1.92%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (1.28%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (1.28%) HTML5
8 4 (1.28%) Spring
9 3 (0.96%) XML
10 2 (0.64%) .NET
10 2 (0.64%) HornetQ
10 2 (0.64%) IBM Integration Bus
10 2 (0.64%) Sensu
11 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.32%) jQuery
11 1 (0.32%) JSON
11 1 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.78%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.07%) Data Centre
4 17 (5.43%) Mathematics
5 13 (4.15%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.83%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (3.19%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.56%) Xbox
9 6 (1.92%) PACS
10 5 (1.60%) Wiki
11 4 (1.28%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.28%) Fintech
11 4 (1.28%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.96%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.96%) Replication
12 3 (0.96%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.64%) Clustering
13 2 (0.64%) EMC VNX
13 2 (0.64%) IVR
13 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 313 (100.00%) Linux
2 193 (61.66%) Windows
3 124 (39.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 100 (31.95%) Unix
5 52 (16.61%) Windows Server
6 26 (8.31%) CentOS
7 24 (7.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (6.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (5.11%) Solaris
10 15 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (4.47%) Ubuntu
12 13 (4.15%) Debian
13 7 (2.24%) Mac OS
13 7 (2.24%) SUSE
14 5 (1.60%) VMS
15 4 (1.28%) AIX
15 4 (1.28%) Android
15 4 (1.28%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.96%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.64%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (19.17%) ITIL
2 36 (11.50%) Web Operations
3 28 (8.95%) Mentoring
4 23 (7.35%) Incident Management
5 21 (6.71%) High Availability
6 17 (5.43%) Load Testing
7 16 (5.11%) Configuration Management
8 15 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (4.79%) DevOps
8 15 (4.79%) Problem Management
9 14 (4.47%) Analytics
10 12 (3.83%) Change Management
10 12 (3.83%) Coaching
10 12 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (3.83%) E-Commerce
10 12 (3.83%) SIEM
11 9 (2.88%) Capacity Management
11 9 (2.88%) Performance Analysis
12 8 (2.56%) ITIL V3
12 8 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 98 (31.31%) SQL
2 94 (30.03%) Perl
3 82 (26.20%) Python
4 64 (20.45%) Bash Shell
5 59 (18.85%) PowerShell
6 55 (17.57%) Java
7 48 (15.34%) C
8 32 (10.22%) Ruby
9 27 (8.63%) Shell Script
10 22 (7.03%) PHP
11 18 (5.75%) C#
12 11 (3.51%) JavaScript
13 9 (2.88%) C++
14 5 (1.60%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.28%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.32%) C-shell
16 1 (0.32%) Korn
16 1 (0.32%) VB
16 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (9.27%) Degree
2 9 (2.88%) CISSP
2 9 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.56%) MCSE
3 8 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.56%) RHCE
4 6 (1.92%) CCNA
4 6 (1.92%) CEH
4 6 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.92%) RHCSA
5 4 (1.28%) MCP
5 4 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.96%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.96%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (0.96%) PhD
7 2 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.64%) HND
7 2 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.32%) RHCT
8 1 (0.32%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.56%) SLA
2 6 (1.92%) QA
3 5 (1.60%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (22.04%) Active Directory
2 56 (17.89%) Oracle RAC
3 34 (10.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (8.63%) Hyper-V
5 25 (7.99%) VMware ESX
6 12 (3.83%) Terminal Services
7 7 (2.24%) vSphere
8 5 (1.60%) NFS
8 5 (1.60%) Samba
9 4 (1.28%) XenApp
10 3 (0.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.96%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.32%) iptables
12 1 (0.32%) vCloud
12 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 79 (25.24%) Puppet
2 36 (11.50%) OpenAM
3 32 (10.22%) Nagios
4 19 (6.07%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (3.51%) Ansible
6 4 (1.28%) Grafana
6 4 (1.28%) Graphite
6 4 (1.28%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.96%) Nessus
7 3 (0.96%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.96%) Nmap
8 2 (0.64%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.64%) EMC VPLEX
8 2 (0.64%) Kibana
8 2 (0.64%) Munin
8 2 (0.64%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.64%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.64%) WSUS
8 2 (0.64%) yum
Vendors
1 137 (43.77%) Red Hat
2 115 (36.74%) Oracle
3 76 (24.28%) VMware
4 43 (13.74%) Microsoft
5 40 (12.78%) Sun
6 32 (10.22%) Cisco
7 13 (4.15%) Sybase
8 12 (3.83%) CheckPoint
8 12 (3.83%) HP
8 12 (3.83%) LogRhythm
9 8 (2.56%) NetApp
9 8 (2.56%) SAP
10 6 (1.92%) EMC
10 6 (1.92%) IBM
10 6 (1.92%) Splunk
11 5 (1.60%) Citrix
11 5 (1.60%) Novell
12 4 (1.28%) Brocade
12 4 (1.28%) CommVault
12 4 (1.28%) Zerto
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